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called oval challenges. so just one is a gentleman who is an optometrist in southern india and in the late 1970s he retired and ss retirement project he was about 57 and wanted to descend before his community. and so he decided he was going to try to address the problem of needless blindness due to cataracts. in the united states as an outpatient operation. you don't have people blind due to cataracts. and the rest of the world there's a hundred million people blind due to cataracts. so this is not a was no wanted to address. so we started the clinic in his home in yet another benson family members hope to make up this thing off the ground. forward not just one or two or three great ideas, but hundreds of innovations. tenacity of an entire community, global team of people, one of the folks who contributed to the eradication of smallpox. david greene. all these people built together to build the hospital and to this day, the hospital has secured 3 million people of blindness. i do imagine the entire washington metro area of about 3 million people. imagine all those people bl
he'd flown here from india and his wait at that point was over two hours. listen. what are you buying? >> i'm buying a dslr camera. >> you came from india to buy this? is. >> yes. yes, i did. >> really? because they have a thing called the internet. >> this is not the experience i was expecting. >> reporter: well, it all worked out. i snapped this photo maybe about a half-hour later as he gave a thumb's up getting close finally to the cash register. by 5:30 a.m., guys, the lines were much more flowing smoothly, much more back to normal. back to you. >> you are definitely getting punchy. >> the punchy jane wells. >> go easy on that young man. he seemed like a very nice young man. >> i know. poor brandon. his poor mother. >> just go and have another starbucks number 100. thank you, jane. >> half caf. >>> protests by workers at walmarts across the country are not overshadowing what walmart says is shaping up to be a very good start to the holiday shopping season for the world's largest retailer. hampton pearson is at a walmart in maryland with more. from what we were talking about last t
tragic death may be lost too. >> some key information is missing. >> reporter: they met in india, married then set up home in ireland four years ago. he is an engineer. she was a dentist. they were happy here. >> she loved dancing. she forced me to dance with her a couple of times on the stage. we gave a performance. never have i gone on stage or i never had. i always had stage fear to go to speak out and the belief she gave me. it was unbelievable. >> reporter: together they had dreams of a beautiful future, of children, their children, of having a family. >> she was looking forward basically. in a way she found that she is at the right place. that's the reason why. she knew and she was very well organized as well. she knew what she wanted in life. so that's the reason why she had decided to settle here on the long-term. >> reporter: when she became pregnant, they were overjoyed. then their ordeal began. she got back pain. here at the university hospital doctors told her she was miscarrying. her baby would likely die. her husband says they asked for a termination and were told this is a
tragic death may be lost too. >> some key information is missing. >> reporter: praveen met in india, married and set up home in ireland four years ago. he is an engineer. she was a dentist. they were happy here. >> she loved dancing. she forced me to dance with her on a couple of times on the stage, when she gave her performance. and that will be the fondest memories, i suppose, you know. i always had stage fear. and the belief she gave me. it was unbelievable. >> reporter: together, they had dreams of a beautiful future, of children, their children, of having a family. >> she was looking forward, basically you know. in a way she found that, you know, she's at the right place, you know, that's the reason she knew and she was very well organized as well, you know? she knew what she wanted in life. that's the reason why she decided to settle here long-term. >> reporter: when she became pregnant, they were overjoyed. then their ordeal began. she got back pain. here doctors told her she was miscarrying. her baby would likely die. her husband says they asked for a termination, were told
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